Posted on March 15th, 2017 by Mary Lord
Just as athletes “learn from the game,” the annual NCAA March Madness basketball competition offers students a timely, engaging way to hone their STEM knowledge and skills. eGFI has compiled some bracket-busting resources to pep up your math and science classes.
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Posted on March 10th, 2017 by Mary Lord
Think engineering means crunching equations 24/7? Meet the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s women’s basketball team, which just made the NCAA playoffs for the first time in the school’s history. All 13 players are engineering majors. And they’re not the only engineers on the court!
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Posted on March 18th, 2013 by Mary Lord
From long-shot “Cinderella” teams to “field goal” averages and “bracketology,” the NCAA Div. 1 men’s college basketball championship has generated a host of pet terms and traditions since it first tipped off in 1939. Here’s a guide to this year’s NCAA Big Dance, which tips off March 19.
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